Born: December 9, 1911
Died in Service: April 1, 1945 while serving in Europe.
Rank: Private First Class
Co. A, 717th Railway Operating Battalion
Prior to entering the service on July 7, 1943, Pfc. Miles was a carpenter. Pfc. Hicks went to Europe on September 11, 1944 with the Army Engineers.
At the time of his death, Pfc. Hicks was survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary E. Hicks, stepson, Charles H. Saunders, four brothers and two sisters.
Interment: Ardennes American Cemetery, Liege, Belgium